Limpid and bright, light gold colour. This wine is tonic and well-balanced, bringing out a complex and warm bouquet. At once mineral and lively, this...
£32.00
A classic powerful Châteauneuf-du-Pape made from a blend of Cinsault, Grenache noir, Mourvèdre, Syrah. Roque Colombe ages the wine in oak barres for 12-18 months...
“A red Sancerre? What next, white Merlot? Black gin? A blonde Ginger Spice!?” Yes, as shocking as you may find it Pinot Noir is grown...
Henri and Simone Ducourt bought Chateau d'Haures in 1983 and made it their home. Now the main place where their family and friends gather, the...
The name ‘Demoiselles’, meaning ‘young ladies’, is derived from a time when the Chateau was run by a group of nuns. The nuns tended to...
The historic Chateau Plaisance was acquired by the Ducourt family in 1994. Ever since, they have been producing elegant, harmonious wine with unique character with...
Joseph Drouhin is a proper family affair, like the Von Trapps but with less music and escaping Nazi occupation. Of the current, fourth generation, Veronique...
£25.00
The legend of Hermitage tells of a great French knight. Returning from the Crusades, the knight wanted to atone for the horrors of war, distancing...
£72.00
It must be difficult sharing your name with someone else in a very small field, like when Russell Brand broke onto the comedy scene and...
L’Esprit de Chevalier is the second wine of Domaine de Chevalier, using the fruit from young vines planted in 1986. It is typically made from...
Some would tell you that “Sauvignon Blanc is Sauvignon Blanc- easy drinking, refreshing but largely predictable.” Well for those people firstly we’d say “what happened...
£10.00
A lively, pale pink rose with hints of rose petals. Delicate, aromatic nose. The wine is lively and well-rounded, and aftertaste is very aromatic.
A common idiom you’re no doubt familiar with is the ‘early bird catches the worm’ as of course nothing inspires rejection of a lie-in like...
The Bougrier family’s relationship to winemaking in the Loire is like Professor Brian Cox’s with space… or writing election winning jams for Labour MPs –...
It is not only the Bonaparte Family, Mario Ballotelli and tomato-based stews that are Italian exports that do well in France (why can’t we stop...
£9.50
This wine is very well named as, just like a fancy Parisian Orangery, it is packed full of tropical fruits. The grapes are harvested in...
Many consider Vacqueyras as where the smart money is spent in the Rhône, like buying property in south-east London if you can’t afford to live...
Toques means chef's hat, which gives this wine its name in part because the wine tastes best when wearing a novelty hat of your choosing...
Like jewellery boxes, Monaco and Frodo Baggins, this bottle is the small package that good things come in. Ideal for midweek sipping or a relaxed...
£14.00
While this wine may have an incredible bouquet of Meyer lemon, white peach roasted almonds and vanilla the name of this wine does not actually...
They say that one is the loneliest number, that it takes two to tango and three is apparently magic but where does that leave little...
£14.50
Ants may seem a strange choice to adorn a sumptuous bottle of Alsatian Riesling. For although ants might be brilliant at a number of things;...
£13.00
We're going to suggest something a little controversial here - this red wine is best served slightly chilled. Yes, you absolutely read that right! Although...
"There's rain on my window,But I'm thinking of you,Tears on my pillow,But I will come through,Rosefine, I'll send you all my love,And every single step...
Colline was a discerning woman, she'd tut when served caviar with anything other than a bone spoon, she would often send back her medium-medium rare...
£12.00
Sometimes, we feel rosé gets a hard rap, which may seem weird considering that during the summer months our stores require a liquid nitrogen sprinkler...
£14.50
What we love about the wines of Cairanne is most people have no idea what the heck it is. “Is that a Gaelic female name?...
£15.00
We understand that wines such as this are labelled Petit Chablis because the grapes are grown just outside Chablis proper, despite the wines being made...
£14.00
The birth of punk and rock '’ roll is rooted in young people experimenting with their garage band (musically experimenting, we have no idea what...
£19.00
We've all experienced something atypical that totally paid off: in a fancy restaurant when you ordered the chef's lasagne, only to discover it's entirely deconstructed,...
£28.00
Pouilly-Fuisse is a bit of a Cinderella of the wine world. What with being from the Maconnais it doesn't seem to get the same level...
Macon Villages wine displays richness and depth that is signature to the wineries traditional methods. Weeks of fermentation give the wine its richness in flavours...
£18.00
We like to think of the wines of Canon-Fronsac as the Samwise Gamgee of Bordeaux. Sure, it might not have the glamour of Pomerol or...
£42.00
It seems strange to suggest that a top end Bordeaux is a bargain. There are probably many things you associate Bordeaux fine wine with; unprecedented...
£25.00
Sometimes you drink a wine and your synapses align, neurones clap their hands, light rains in front of your eyes and you think... this is...
t Joseph Domaine Amphores, that's the domain of vases to us 21st Century folk. In ancient Greece, Amphora were often used to tell the tales...
Originally established by Robert and Yvette Michelas, the domain is now run by their four children. Most impressive that they have worked side-by-side for 30...
£17.00
They might seem a fairly austere, old-fashioned lot, but Bordelais(es) tick with hidden passion. On the outside they seem elegant, carefully presented. Some even say...
£11.50
Roses and red, violets are blue, try this wine when you can't afford Condrieu.' In other words, this silky white wine gives you everything you...
£11.50
Sometimes wine makers of yore would blame a poor crop yield on the Harrowingly Hairy Harvest Hobgoblin. The story goes that this horrid creature would...